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Target App Makes Shopping a Snap

Target App Makes Shopping a Snap
In the latest offering from retailers looking to boost sales with image-recognition tech, Target is debuting an app that lets users purchase items after scanning magazine ads with their smartphones.
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Visa Intros Online Payment Service
Payment processor Visa is launching a new service, Visa Checkout, that eliminates a few steps in online payment, hoping a quicker payout will lead to fewer abandoned shopping carts online.
Facebook Testing Buy Button
Social media giant Facebook wants to push deeper into e-commerce and it is testing a new feature -- a so-called buy button -- that could help the company reach its revenue goals.
'May I Help You?' Asks Jibo the Robot
Customers in your office's waiting room are entertained by Jibo, a desk-mounted sociable robot. The little guy also serves as a kiosk, engaging with passersby, or fills in as a receptionist.
Opera Software To Buy AdColony
AdColony, which uses computer code and infrastructure to broadcast high-definition, interactive ads, is being acquired by Opera Software of Norway for as much as $350 million.
Small Biz Learns Recession Lessons
Rebuilding smarter, more tech-savvy.
Sheryl Sandberg Apologizes, Sort Of
Says emotion test poorly communicated.
Facebook Buys Video Ad Biz LiveRail
Looking to move beyond its borders.
Twitter 'Buy Now' Button Spotted
Could it signal new e-commerce foray?
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